Thad, was born Feb. 25, 1952 in Opelika, Alabama. He passed away at East Alabama Medical Center on Feb. 7, 2022.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Rogers; mother, Josephine Hamer; step-father, Earl Hamer; father, Harold Rogers and step-sister Catherine Taylor.

Proudly, Thad was the first baby boy born at Lee County Hospital (EAMC) and he ensured everyone he met knew it. He was also known for his love of fishing and his dedication to his job at Uniroyal by having perfect attendance for over 20 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Amy Rogers (Dr. Elizabeth Cantrell) of Auburn, Alabama; son, Michael Rogers (Leigh) of Fairhope, Alabama; Grandchildren, Libby Rogers, Logan Rogers, Henry Cantrell, Millie Cantrell and mother-in-law Jeanette Barker.

Visitation. was held in the Parlor of Frederick-Dean Funeral Home from noon until 1 p.m. Friday, Feb 11, 2022.

A graveside service was held at Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens in Camp Hill, Alabama following the visitation.


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